Publications & Documents


  • 17-April-2009

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    Co-benefits of climate change mitigation policies: literature review and new results

    There are local air pollution benefits from pursuing greenhouse gases emissions mitigation policies, which lower the net costs of emission reductions and thereby may strengthen the incentives to participate in a global climate change mitigation agreement.

  • 7-April-2009

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    Assessing the impacts of climate change: A literature review

    Climate change is expected to have significant implications for the world economy and for many areas of human activity. A main conclusion of the review is that there are large uncertainties, which are not fully reflected in existing estimates of global impacts of climate change in monetary units.

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  • 17-March-2009

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    Launch of the OECD Report “Managing Water for All: an OECD Perspective on Pricing and Financing”

    One billion people cannot get clean drinking water and 2.5 billion lack access to basic sanitation which cause 1.5 million preventable child deaths per year. While addressing the emergency of the current crisis, we must not forget that water is the most essential good and we should find new and innovative approaches to allow everyone access to water and sanitation, according to the OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 12-March-2009

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    Workshop in Helsinki - 11 February 2009

    Techniques for assessing economic, social and environmental impacts and integrating sustainability assessments into policy-making and national strategies were discussed at a Finnish workshop on 11 February 2009.

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  • 10-March-2009

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    Invitation to OECD event at the World Water Forum - 17 March

    The OECD will release a new report – Managing Water for All: Pricing and Financing – at an event during the World Water Forum in Istanbul.

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  • 11-February-2009

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    Mitigating the risk of climate change by reducing travel by light duty vehicles

    This paper was originally written by W. Hook, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, as a contribution to the OECD/ITF Global Forum on Transport and Environment in a Globalising World held 10-12 November 2008 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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  • 10-February-2009

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    The role of R&D and technology diffusion in climate change mitigation: new perspectives using the WITCH Model

    This paper uses the WITCH model, a computable general equilibrium model with endogenous technological change, to explore the impact of various climate policies on energy technology choices and the costs of stabilising greenhouse gas concentrations.

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  • 6-February-2009

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    Mind-forg’d Manacles – The Constraints to Optimising Urban Transport Policy - Free document

    This paper was originally written by Rana Roy as a contribution to the OECD/ITF Global Forum on Transport and Environment in a Globalising World that was held 10-12 November 2008 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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  • 6-February-2009

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    Reducing Fishing Capacity: Best Practices for Decommissioning Schemes

    Vessel decommissioning schemes allow governments to adjust fishing capacity to match available fish resources. This report presents best practice guidelines on the design and implementation of such schemes.

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  • 6-February-2009

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    Taxation, innovation and the environment - Spanish case study

    This paper discusses the environmental impacts of tax incentives for innovation, and the innovation impacts of tax incentives for environmental expenditures, in the Spanish corporate income tax system.

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